Pre-deployment predictors of suicide attempt during and after combat deployment: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and resilience in servicemembers

ConclusionsSA can be predicted significantly from pre-deployment data, but intervention planning needs to take PPV into consideration.
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

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Bridge et al. recently presented a time series analysis of suicide rates in the US following the release of the 2017 Netflix series "13 Reasons Why." Their analysis found a powerful effect of the show on boys ages 10-17 for nine months after the show was r...
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Self-harm involves the direct and deliberate destruction of body tissue without suicidal intent and is identified as a maladaptive attempt to cope with stressful emotions. This descriptive, correlational study used a secondary analysis of 5,411 high school...
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Evidence suggests that suicidal behaviour arises from one's attempt to escape from unbearable situations or unbearable thoughts and feelings. These feelings of entrapment are usually assessed via the 16-item Entrapment Scale, but this is too long for routi...
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In order to prevent suicides in patients with mental disorders, it was critical to recognize the risk factors and explore the mechanism. Based on depressive symptoms, which were common in patients with mental disorders in consolidation period in China, we ...
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This study is a pragmatic randomized controlled trial, which compares the effectiveness of an adapted form of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) and treatment as usual plus group sessions (TAU  + GS) to reduce suicidal risk fo...
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Objective: Gratitude, or thankfulness for positive aspects of life, is related to psychosocial well-being and decreased psychopathology, and may reduce suicide risk. We explored four potential hypotheses purported to explain the beneficial outcomes ...
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ConclusionsFindings suggest that vicarious exposure to gun violence fatality is widespread, disproportionately experienced by racial/ethnic minorities, and related to a higher prevalence of mental health symptoms. Implications of these findings are that clinicians should attend to the mental health needs of people vicariously exposed to gun violence fatality, and that gun violence reduction interventions may positively impact community-level mental health. Given that Blacks and Latinxs are disproportionately exposed to gun violence, a more extensive examination of exposure to gun violence fatality as a social determinant o...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 January 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Olivia J. Kirtley, Rory C. O'ConnorAbstractThe internet has become a key frontier for large-scale, public health efforts in suicide prevention. Market-leading technology companies, such as Google, are developing interventions to deliver support information to those experiencing suicidal distress, but the precise technology, i.e. algorithms, behind this are proprietary. This raises important ethical questions regarding whether such large-scale public health interventions for suicide prevention should be happening behind closed c...
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When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide.
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ConclusionMS-combined CUMS could develop depression-like behavior in adult. SNS exhibited antidepressive effects accompanied by improving synaptic plasticity by activation of the CaSR-PKC-ERK signaling pathway.
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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